Hammond to Under-Secretary of State
February 16, 1869
With reference to my letter of the 8th instant, I am directed by the Earl of Clarendon to transmit to you, for the information of Earl Granville a copy of a despatch from Her Majesty's Minister at Washington, inclosing a copy of the Memorial presented to the American Senate praying that they would not consent to the question of the water Boundary of British Columbia being submitted to arbitration.
I am, Sir, Your most obedient
humble Servant
E. Hammond
Minutes by CO staff
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Sir F. Rogers
The previous which only gave the substance of the Memorial not returned from circulation.
CC 17/2
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Put by.
FR 17/2
WM 22/2
G 25/2
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E. Thornton, British Minister at Washington, to Clarendon, 1 February 1869, enclosing printed copy of memorial "remonstrating against any recognition of the claims of Great Britain to the Haro Archipelago and to San Juan Island."